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Aviation Finance  & Leasing  2021

Nigeria is a signatory to the following significant air law treaties: • the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Aircraft Equipment (Cape Town, 2001);

Private Equity 2021

What different types of private equity transactions occur in your jurisdiction? What structures are commonly used in private equity investments and acquisitions? Private equity (PE) transactions in Nigeria can generally be classified

Dominance 2021

What is the legal framework in your jurisdiction covering the behaviour of dominant firms? The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2018 (FCCPA), which in section 72(1) prohibits the abuse of a dominant position by one or more undertakings.

Aviation Liability 2021

The Warsaw Convention 1929 was extended to Nigeria by the British  colonial government via an order known as the Carriage by Air (Colonies,  Protectorates and Other Trust Territories) Order 1953. This Order was  repealed by section 77(1)(a) of the Civil Aviation Act 2006 (CAA 2006).  Prior to its repeal, the applicability of the Warsaw Convention as the  basis for determining air carrier liability was upheld in a plethora of  Nigerian cases. The Warsaw Convention has, however, ceased to apply  in Nigeria. 

Telecoms & Media 2020

Nigeria’s communications sector is primarily regulated by the Nigerian Communications Act (NCA) and the Wireless Telegraphy Act (WTA). The NCA established the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), which is charged with the responsibility

Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2021

At present, Nigeria is not a signatory to any multilateral or bilateral treaties for the reciprocal recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. Foreign judgments are enforced in Nigeria by virtue of the Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act,

Corporate Governance 2020

What are the primary sources of law, regulation and practice relating to corporate governance? Is it mandatory for listed companies to comply with listing rules or do they apply on a ‘comply or explain’ basis?

Aviation Finance  & Leasing  2020

Nigeria is a signatory to the following significant air law treaties: • Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment  and the Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in  Mobile Equipment on Matters specific

Dominance 2020

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2018 (FCCPA), which, in section 72(1), prohibits the abuse of a dominant position by one or more undertakings.

Aviation Liability 2020

The Warsaw Convention 1929 was extended to Nigeria by the British  colonial government via an order known as the Carriage by Air  (Colonies, Protectorates and Other Trust Territories) Order 1953.  This Order was repealed by section 77 (1)(a) of the Civil Aviation Act  2006 (CAA 2006). Prior to its repeal, the applicability of the Warsaw  Convention as the basis for determining air carrier liability was upheld 

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